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Detailed open data tables and charts from the 2018/19 Graduate Outcomes survey
This year's Graduate Outcomes data reflects the circumstances under which it was collected. Data was collected in a year in which unemployment rates rose across society and most travel was prohibited. This insight brief is part of our range of support to help users contextualise this year’s data.
Annual first release of graduate outcomes data for 2018/19.Open data licence: CC-BY-4.0
Results of the second annual Graduate Outcomes survey show that 56% of 2018/19 graduates were in full-time employment.
Total income for UK HE providers whose financial year matched the 2019/20 academic year was £40.8 billion with expenditure of £37.3 billion.
HESA's Data and Innovation team explain the reasons behind some of the questions in the Graduate Outcomes survey.
Graduate Outcomes survey data for 2018/19 will remain unweighted following research by independent experts.
The Higher Education - Business and Community Interaction (HE-BCI) survey gathers data on UK universities' engagement in the economy and the wider application of their work.
HESA researchers have investigated the use of data from the annual survey to measure one aspect of job quality - as defined by the Measuring Job Quality Working Group formed following the Taylor Review.
HESA has published updates to its 2017/18 Graduate Outcomes employment statistics using the new Standard Occupational Classification SOC 2020 coding frame.